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Ballygannon Point to Newcastle

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BALLYGANNON POINT
ALL POSITIONS LISTED ARE APPROXIMATE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1691
MARY H.M.S.4TH RATE SHIP48 CANNONAT KILCOOLE
b

1873

JOHN SCOTTWHITEHAVEN BRIG - 222 tonsIRON OREAT INDIAMAN REEF, KILCOOLE; WHITEHAVEN FOR NEWPORT
b, c, e
 
 
BANNOW
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1846

AMELIAGREEK VESSELINDIAN CORNYEAR APPROX.
-
 
 
BLACK CASTLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1841
KATESAIL VESSELUNKNOWN STRANDED SOUTH OF; FROM RUNCORN
c, f

1853

FIREFLYGT. YARMOUTH BRIGUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR HAYTI
b, c
 
 
BRAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1766
UNKNOWNLARGE SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN BRAY & DALKEY
b
1767UNKNOWNSMACKUNKNOWNOFF,
f
1773
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1774
FRANCISSAIL VESSEL UNKNOWNBORDEAUX FOR DUBLIN
b, c
1774
UNKNOWNFRENCH SLOOPUNKNOWNOFF,
b, d
1774
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1774
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1784
FRIENDSHIPSAIL VESSELOIL & PORT WINEOFF; CARGO PART SALVAGED; FROM OPORTO
b, c
1784
UNKNOWN x 2SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNONE FROM WEXFORD
b, c
1790
UNKNOWN x 4SAILING COASTERSUNKNOWNBETWEEN BRAY & DALKEY
c
1810
INVINCIBLESLOOP UNKNOWNON BEACH, POSSIBLY SALVAGED; ABERYSTWYTH FOR LIVERPOOL
b, c, d
1819
FRIENDSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF; LIVERPOOL FOR DUBLIN
b, c, d
1819PRUDENCEPORTUGESE SCHOONERUNKNOWNST. UBES FOR LIMERICK
b
1824
FRANCISSAIL VESSELBEANS & WHEATOFF BRAY HEAD; WEXFORD FOR LIVERPOOL
b, c
1838JEAN A STATDUTCH GALLIOTUNKNOWNNONE
f
1844
SOVERIGNSAIL VESSELCLOTHSTRANDED; LIVERPOOL FOR NOVA SCOTIA
b, c
1844
UNKNOWNSLOOPCOALSTRANDED NEAR,
b, c
1861
ENDEAVOURDROGHEDA BRIGCOALAT BRAY STRAND; FROM BRAY
b, c, e
1863
UNKNOWNSCHOONERUNKNOWNSTRANDED, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b, c
1864
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNBETWEEN BRAY & WICKLOW HEAD
b
1867UNKNOWNFRENCH SCHOONERUNKNOWNNONE
b
1873
PENSIEROGENOA BARQUE - 428 tonsWHEATNORTH OF BRAY RIVER; BARLETTA FOR DUBLIN
b, c, e
1873
PIMORREROITALIAN BARQUE - 800 tonsGRAINAT STRAND, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
c
1873UNKNOWN x 2SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNNONE
b
1876
LEONIEBRIG - 360 tonsUNKNOWNAT MOUTH OF BRAY RIVER; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b, c, e
1885UNKNOWN x 2SMACKSUNKNOWNON BRAY BEACH; POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b
1887ROBERTBRIG - 78 tonsCOALAT MOUTH OF BRAY RIVER; AYR FOR BRAY
b
1926
MARIE CELINEDROGHEDA KETCH - 142 tonsUNKNOWNNEAR BRAY HARBOUR; FROM BIRKENHEAD
b, c, d, e
1936
ERNESLOOPUNKNOWNAT SEA FRONT
b, e
 
 
BRAY HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1781UNKNOWNSAILING COASTERUNKNOWNOFF,
-
1781UNKNOWNSAILING COASTERUNKNOWNOFF,
-
1784UNKNOWNWEXFORD COASTERUNKNOWNOFF,
-
1784UNKNOWNSAILING COASTERUNKNOWNOFF,
-
1786UNKNOWN SAIL VESSEL80,000 WINENONE
-
1786UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELWINECADIZ FOR DUBLIN
b, c
1803ELIZADUBLIN SAIL VESSELCOPPER OREWICKLOW FOR NEATH
b
1809CABRENANGUESCHOONER UNKNOWNCARGO SALVAGED, PERNAMBUCO FOR LIVERPOOL
b, c, d
1838UNKNOWNFRENCH BRIGUNKNOWNBETWEEN BRAY HEAD & SIXMILE POINT
-
1840UNKNOWNCARNAVON SLOOPUNKNOWNBETWEEN BRAY HEAD & WICKLOW
f
1844SOVEREIGNSAIL VESSELLINENNEAR DELGANY; FOR NOVA SCOTIA
-
1852BETSEYMARYPORT BRIGCOALNORTH OF, DURING GREAT STORM OF 1852
e
1852LADY HARRIETCHESTER SAIL VESSELCOALDURING GREAT STORM OF 1852; CHESTER FOR BRAY
b, c, e
1852NEW VALIANTPORTMADOC SAIL VESSELGRAINDURING GREAT STORM OF 1852
b, e
1855EGLINGTONAYR SCHOONERUNKNOWNAT DELGANY; FIGUREHEAD RECOVERED
b
1856UNKNOWN x 2BRIGSCOALOFF,
b
1858UNKNOWNRIVER STEAMERUNKNOWNNONE
-
1859UNKNOWNSTEAMERUNKNOWNNONE
b
1861UNKNOWN x 3SAIL VESSELSUNKNOWNNONE
e
1873PIMORREROITALIAN BARQUE - 800 tonsGRAINDUBLIN SIDE OF, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
d
1896FIRTH OF SOLWAYBARQUE - 1,313 tonsUNKNOWNSUNK IN COLLISION OFF KISH LIGHTHOUSE; CLYDE FOR DUNEDIN
a, b, e
 
 
BRITTAS BAY
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1865
ANNABRIG - 280 tonsCOALLIVERPOOL FOR MALAGA
c, d
1883
KESTRELDUBLIN STEAMER - 555 tonsGENERALSTRANDED; HAMBURG FOR DUBLIN
b, c, e
1944
DUBLIN BAYSTEAMER - 494 tonsUNKNOWNBEACHED
f
1944
HILLNORWEGIAN STEAMER - 496 tonsBALLASTOFF; APPLEDORE FOR DUBLIN
c
 
 
FIVE MILE POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1830
UNKNOWNSLOOPOREDRIVEN ASHORE; ARKLOW FOR SWANSEA
c, f
1851
RICHARD BROWNEGREENOCK BRIG - 255 tonsRUM & SUGARFROM WEST INDIES
c, d
1851
WILSONCORK BARQUE - 245 tonsRUM & SUGARNEAR COASTGUARD STATION
b, c, e
1901
FOREST DEERPADSTOW SCHOONER - 79 tonsPITWOOD1 MILE SOUTH OF; CORK FOR NEWPORT MON.
c, e
 
 
GREYSTONES
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1766
STAGSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNCHESTER FOR WICKLOW
b, c
1838
JAN A STATDUTCH GALLIOTUNKNOWNNEAR,
c
1840
PRUSSIAN PRINCEUNKNOWNUNKNOWNNORTH OF,
d
1849
WANDERERLIVERPOOL SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNLIVERPOOL FOR STETIN
b, c, e
1853
UNKNOWNSTEAMER PASSENGERSSTORM OF 1853
c, e
1853
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTORM OF 1853
b, e
1853
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNRAN ASHORE, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b, e
1854
RIVALBRIGIRON SPIRITS & TOBACCOOFF,
d
1855
ANNIESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
d
1855
EGLINTONSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
d
1855
FLINT CASTLESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b, d
1861
MARYNEWRY BRIG - 88 tonsCOALSTRANDED, POSSIBLY SALVAGED,
b, c
1865
UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELCANDLES & BOXESOFF,
b
1871
LIMERICKGRANGEMOUTH IRON STEAMER - 463 tonsMINERAL OREOFF, HUELVA FOR GLASGOW
c
1873UNKNOWNSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNOFF,
b
1886
ANNNEWRY SCHOONER - 75 tonsBALLASTOWNED BY M.T. HUNTER
b, d
1886
MARY & ANNELIVERPOOL SCHOONER - 50 tonsCOALGARSTON FOR WICKLOW
b, c, d
1886
SARAH JANEDUBLIN SCHOONER - 46 tonsCOALTROON FOR GRAYSTONES
b, c
1901
COUNTY OF LANCASTERGLASGOW KETCH - 150 tonsLIMESTONEFOUNDERED OFFSHORE; GLASGOW FOR CARNLOUGH
b, c, e
 
 
HOLYHEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1660

MARYPACKET BOATUNKNOWNNONE
-
 
 
KILCLOUGHER
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1861

UNKNOWNBRIGCOALNONE
-
 
 
KILCOOLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1690

MARY4th RATE 48 GUN SHIPUNKNOWNAT BALLYGANNON POINT
e
1872
BETSEYMARYPORT BRIG UNKNOWNNONE
b, c, f

1950

MOUNTAIN ASHMOTOR COASTERUNKNOWNPART SALVAGED
b, e
 
 
KILLOUGHTER
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1777
DRAPERSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b
1804
AIDBRIG - 150 tonsMARBLE, STEEL, TIN & ART TREASURESWENT ASHORE 200 yds. NORTH OF RAILWAY STATION 50 yds. OFFSHORE
b, c, d

1885

GIORGINAITALIAN BARQUE - 558 tonsBALLASTNEAR, DUBLIN FOR CARDIFF
b, c
 
 
KILMICHAEL POINT
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1822SUCCESSSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNKILMICHAEL BANK, POSSIBLY SALVAGED; DUBLIN FOR CORK
b, c, d
1852EMMASAIL VESSELUNKNOWNNONE
b, e
1892PATRIOTPLYMOUTH BARQUENTINE - 199 tonsPHOSPHATESTRANDED BETWEEN KILMICHAEL & ARKLOW; DUNKIRK FOR GARSTON
b, c, e
 
 
KILMORE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1846

ST. JAMESAMERICAN VESSELCOTTONYEAR APPROX.
e
 
 
KISH BANK
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1782

UNKNOWN x 2SAIL VESSELSBARKNONE
c
 
 
MIZEN HEAD
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1773WALTERLARGE SNOW - 95ft. & 300 tonsTOBACCOCAPTAIN RICHARD HUNTER & ALL PERSONS ONBOARD LOST; VIRGINIA FOR GLASGOW
1
1776ANNA MARIAGERMAN SAIL VESSELUNKNOWNON MIZEN BANK
b
1780
UNKNOWN SAIL VESSELWINEDRIVEN ASHORE; BORDEAUX FOR DUBLIN
b, c
1803
UNKNOWNAMERICAN BRIGUNKNOWNON MIZEN HEAD BANK
b, c
1823
ELIZAYACHTCREWNEARER ARKLOW; SWANSEA FOR WICKLOW
b, c, d
1835
BOLIVARSAIL VESSELBARBED WIREOFF; FROM MIRIMICHI
c
1841
RELIANCESAIL VESSELUNKNOWNSTRANDED & WRECKED; WICKLOW FOR NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
c, f
1873 REGINITEURBRIGANTINEUNKNOWNNANTES FOR BELFAST
b
1882
DON ANTIOCHOGENOA BARQUE - 522 tonsBALLASTDUBLIN FOR BALTIMORE
b, c, e
1892
SPRAYDUBLIN SCHOONER - 71 tonsCOALSTRANDED NEAR; CARDIFF FOR ARKLOW
b, c
1909
SPRAYDUBLIN SAIL VESSEL - 3 tonsBALLAST1 MILE SOUTH OF; FROM ARKLOW
b, c
1918
PARAGONDUBLIN ARMED STEAMER - 408 tonsCOALSWANSEA FOR BELFAST
b, c, e
1963
SEABANKDUBLIN MOTOR VESSEL - 365 tonsBALLASTAT ARDINARY BEACH; DUBLIN FOR NEWPORT
c
1973
AMANDADANISH MOTOR VESSEL - 150 tonsSTONE BLOCKSRAN ASHORE NEAR, POSSIBLY SALVAGED
b, c, e
 
 
MORRISCASTLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.

1840

MERCURYSAIL VESSELUNKNOWNFOUNDERED; FROM WEXFORD
c
 
 
NEWCASTLE
YearName of VesselType of VesselCargoCommentsRef.
1885GUERRERAITALIAN BRIG - 406 tonsUNKNOWNON SAME VOYAGE AS "GIORGINA"
b, e
1915
TRIFYLIA
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GREEK IRON SCREW STEAMER - 1,336 tonsCOAL - 2,000 tons2 MILES SOUTH GREYSTONES; LIES IN 10m; AYR FOR ROUEN
b, c, e
 
 
SOURCE PUBLICATIONS:
a
"Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824 - 1962"
by
Charles Hocking
London Stamp Exchange 1989 - ISBN: 0948130474
b
by
Roy Stokes & Liam Dowling
c
"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
by
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970
d
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 932 - 1997"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1998 - ISBN: 0952302713
e
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1105- 1993"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 1994 - ISBN: 0952302705
f
"Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast 1582 - 2000"
by
Dr. Edward J. Bourke
Edward J. Bourke 2000 - ISBN: 0952302721

 

OTHER SOURCES:
1
John Philips Esq., American Professor of History
by
Email January 2022

 

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